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Generator Supervisor

Post Date
January 20, 2022

Expiration Date
December 19, 2022

Rocky Mount (Nash/Edgecombe Co.), NC

City of Rocky Mount

Job Summary

DEFINITION: This position performs complex skilled technical work and supervises others in load management operations; assists in the management of and directs other in SCADA system operations.

REPORTS TO: The Load Management Supervisor assigns work in terms of very general instructions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervises and participates in the installation, maintenance, and operation of generators and associated equipment for load management operations.
  • Designs installation of and upgrades to generators and associated equipment; modifies or designs circuitry, PLC programs, and mechanical changes needed to ensure dependable generator operation.
  • Assists with management of the SCADA system; operates, monitors, and programs SCADA; prepares various reports concerning system functions and coincidental peak operations.
  • Implementing load management strategies during electric peak periods
  • Tests equipment for PCB levels and properly labels; inspects and ships PCB materials; records all shipments according to federal and state regulations; evaluates oil spills, tests PBC levels, and supervises clean up of contaminated areas.
  • Supervises generator and load management technicians ensuring productivity, consistent adherence to policy, effectively evaluating performance and promoting skill development.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Knowledge of electrical wiring, control circuits, generators, and other electrical equipment/
  • Knowledge of gas and diesel engine repair and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of the design and installation of electrical generators and associated equipment.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations related to PCBs and air quality permits.
  • Knowledge of the procedures for working with high-voltage electrical equipment.
  • Skill in the interpretation and application of federal, state, and local policies, codes, and laws.
  • Skill in the supervision of personnel.
  • Skill in analyzing problems and identifying solutions.
  • Skill in preparing clear and accurate reports.
  • Skill in establishing cooperative and productive working relationships.
  • Skill in evaluating and establishing written policies and procedures.
  • Skill in setting priorities for competing projects.
  • Skill in performing mathematical calculations.
  • Skill in operating computers and other standard office equipment.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Load Management Supervisor assigns work in terms of very general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.

GUIDELINES: Guidelines include the National Electric Code; the City of Rocky Mount Personnel Manual; the National Electric Safety Code; the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers regulations; federal and state rules and regulations concerning PCBs; and Department of Environment and Natural Resources regulations concerning air quality permits and underground storage tanks. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY: The work consists of varied administrative and supervisory duties. Unexpected breakdowns contribute to the complexity of the position.

SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to supervise the installation, maintenance, and operation of electrical generators. Success in this position results in the provision of utilities for system customers.

PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with co-workers, other City personnel, representatives of external agencies and organizations, vendors, and customers.

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, motivate and influence persons, and justify or settle matters.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed in an office or outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee is exposed to noise, dirt, dust, grease, and machinery with moving parts. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: This position has direct supervision over Generator Technician II (2) and Generator Technician I (1).

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.


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